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Aug. 30, 2018


August 30,2018

VOL. 52 NO. 1


Convocation 2018: A new class and a new academic year at DePaul

Elizabeth Clements | August 30,2018

As DePaul kicks off its 121st academic year, it welcomes the largest, most diverse and most academically prepared freshman class in the university’s history. Faculty and staff celebrated this achievement at the annual convocation ceremony on Aug. 30 at the St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Lincoln Park. 

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Congratulations to newly tenured and promoted faculty

Rachel Marciano | August 30, 2018

Many DePaul faculty are returning to campus this academic year with a promotion in rank, newly granted tenure or both. Newsline will feature tenured and promoted faculty from each college or school in upcoming editions. 

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The Hollywood Reporter ranks DePaul among Top 25 American Film Schools

Kristin Claes Mathews | August 30, 2018

The Hollywood Reporter ranks DePaul University 13th on its list of the Top 25 American Films Schools of 2018, in an issue released earlier in August.

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University presents awards to faculty and staff at 2018 convocation ceremony

Rachel Marciano | August 30,

Each year, DePaul awards faculty and staff across the university for their dedication to academia and the campus community. This year, 34 members of the DePaul community received recognition at the annual academic convocation ceremony on Aug. 30.

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Tickets go on sale Sept. 4 for Unveiled: A celebration of music at DePaul

Brian Barasch | August 30, 2018

Tickets for “Unveiled: A Celebration of Music at DePaul,” the School of Music’s 11-day festival in honor of the new Holtschneider Performance Center, will go on sale Sept. 4, beginning at 10 a.m. 

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Start your day with Newsline Daily

Elizabeth Clements | August 30,

Want to know what’s happening on campus? Be sure to read Newsline Daily, a new communications tool for all faculty, staff and students that will be delivered to your inbox every weekday. Be sure to read Newsline Daily for important announcements and reminders, as well as a list of featured events that are happening on campus that day. 

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Attend the DePaul Experimental Film Summer Showcase this weekend

Brian Zahm | August 30, 2018

This weekend, the DePaul Experimental Film Summer Showcase will be part of the fifth annual Chicago Onscreen Local Film Showcase. DePaul’s curation will be featured on both Thursday, Aug. 30, at 9 p.m. and Friday, Aug. 31, 7:30 p.m. at Ping Memorial Park.​

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Academic Convocation 2018

August 30, 2018

​Faculty and staff gathered at the St. Vincent de Paul Parish Church for the annual Academic Convocation Thursday, Aug. 30, to begin DePaul University's 121st school year.​

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